Quebec Liberal Party leadership elections

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Note: Before 1938, the leaders of the Quebec Liberal Party were chosen by the party caucus.

1938 leadership convention

(Held June 11, 1938)

Télesphore-Damien Bouchard and Édouard Lacroix withdrew before balloting.[1]

1950 leadership convention

(Held May 20, 1950)

George Carlyle Marler declined nomination; Horace Phillipon, Jean-Marie Nadeau withdrew before balloting.[2]

1958 leadership convention

(Held May 31, 1958)[3]

1970 leadership convention

(Held January 17, 1970)[4]

1978 leadership convention

(Held April 15, 1978)[5]

1983 leadership convention

(Held October 15, 1983)[6]

1993 leadership convention

(Held December 14, 1993)

1998 leadership convention

(Held April 30, 1998)

2013 leadership convention

(Held March 17, 2013)

2020 leadership convention

Couillard resigned as Liberal leader on October 4, 2018, following his government's defeat in the 2018 provincial election and was initially supposed to take place on May 31, 2020. Following the COVID-19 pandemic, the leadership election was initially postponed indefinitely. On May 11, 2020, after candidate Alexandre Cusson withdrew from the race, Dominique Anglade was chosen as Leader by acclamation.[7]

References

  1. ^ M. N. Negru (June 13, 1938). "Godbout Re-named Liberal Head; Lacroix Says Convention Packed". Montreal Gazette. p. 1. Retrieved February 22, 2012.
  2. ^ Abel Vineberg (May 22, 1950). "Lapalme Is Unanimous Selection As Chief of Quebec Liberal Party". Montreal Gazette. p. 1. Retrieved February 22, 2012.
  3. ^ Wilbur Arkison (June 2, 1958). "Lesage Chosen Quebec Liberal Leader: Ex-Federal Minister Wins Landslide Victory". Montreal Gazette. p. 1. Retrieved February 22, 2012.
  4. ^ Hal Winter (January 19, 1970). "Bourassa Sweeps First Ballot". Montreal Gazette. p. 1. Retrieved February 22, 2012.
  5. ^ Claude Arpin (April 17, 1978). "Ryan to PQ: I'm Set to Fight". Montreal Gazette. p. 1. Retrieved February 22, 2012.
  6. ^ Anthony Wilson-Smith (October 17, 1983). "Stop Killing Economy, Bourassa Tells PQ". Montreal Gazette. p. 1. Retrieved February 22, 2012.
  7. ^ Radio-Canada (June 26, 2019). "Dominique Anglade candidate à la direction du Parti libéral du Québec". Radio-Canada (in French). Retrieved July 8, 2019.